Germany - Railway negotiations still ongoing - January 01, 2017

After a series of six bargaining talks the management of railway company Deutsche Bahn and the union of train drivers could not come to an agreement. There is no new date for the reopening of the negotiations, However, strikes are not envisaged, with a view on the Christmas and end of the year holidays. The union demands a substantial pay increase, next to an improved regulation of the working and rest time system.

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